Haikou Meilan Airport implements new summer-autumn flight schedule
Haikou Meilan Airport has implemented a new air service for the summer and autumn seasons from March 31, according to Haikou Airport authorities.
21 air routes will be added and the total number of flight routes will reach 74 in summer and autumn 2013 including 5 routes from Shenzhen Airlines.
Based on previous flights, Shenzhen Airlines will intensify Haikou-Shantou-Wuxi and Haikou-Taizhou scheduled flights.
In April 2013, 6,949 flights departed and landed at Meilan Airport, transporting 943,800 passengers, with daily passengers of over 30,000. Besides, the flight occupancy reached 87.2%.
The local government is also offering flight subsidies of more than 100 million yuan every year to attract more airlines to open direct routes to the city.